Learn how to cook turnip greens just like they do in the South. Greens are slowly simmered with pork jowl, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper for a tender, tasty soul food side dish. This post is sponsored by Clifty Farm. The opinions contained within are my own. I recall […]
Instant Pot Black Bean Soup is a quick and easy, warm and inviting soup full of hearty black beans, spicy andouille sausage, and aromatic herbs and spices. Slow cooker and stove top methods also included. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links […]
Southern green beans are a delicious side dish enjoyed all over the South. Fresh green beans are simmered in broth with country ham, potatoes and spices until tender. This post is sponsored by Clifty Farm. The opinions contained within are my own. Blue plate lunch buffets are where it’s at […]
Oyster dressing is a long-standing holiday tradition in New Orleans. Tender oysters are baked with fresh vegetables, spicy andouille and crusty French bread, then topped with a butter cracker crust. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. […]
Not a bourbon lover but want to jump on the mint julep cocktail craze? Try a sweet tea mint julep. Sweeter than a traditional julep, but just as satisfying. The mint julep is the epitome of genteel Southern cocktail. It’s enjoyed on a back porch watching the sun go down […]
I'm Lisa, a first generation Southerner. While I was born and raised in Mississippi, I wasn't raised on Southern food. Then I met and fell in love with a boy who grew up eating his Grandmama's fried chicken and his Mamaw's biscuits and gravy. I realized I had a thing or two to learn about Southern cooking.